Opening Graphical Application with Root Permission – gksu Alternatives in Ubuntu 18.04

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Recently, Ubuntu 18.04 removed gksu from its repositories, causing panic in anyone who relied on the utility on a regular basis. What many people didn’t realize, though, was gksu hadn’t been maintained in a long time. It was already a dead program. Ubuntu finally just made the move to cut ties with it. What Did gksu Do? It’s somewhat strange, actually. Some Linux users never touched gksu. Others used it multiple times a day. It all comes down to how you prefer to manage your computer. Gksu allowed sudo to be used with graphical applications. One of the most common

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